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Help please! could celiac disease cause gastritis in stomach?

Help please! could celiac disease cause gastritis in stomach?

Possibly: I have seen many patients with celiac disease that have inflammation in other parts of their upper GI tract (i.e. esophagus or stomach). The key would be to start by going gluten free and see if symptoms resolve. If they do not, your doctor may consider another endoscopy to see how your stomach is doing. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Celiac Disease (Definition)

In celiac disease, the body reacts to gluten (in wheat and gluten-like proteins in rye and barley) resulting in damage to the small intestine. This limits the intestine's ability to absorb some nutrients. Typically, people with celiac disease have loose stools, bloating, abdominal pain or discomfort, weight loss, poor weight gain ...Read more


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I had endoscopy. I have gastritis and mild duodenal villi blunting. Some bile was found in stomach. No celiac disease. what could cause this?

I had endoscopy. I have gastritis and mild duodenal villi blunting. Some bile was found in stomach. No celiac disease. what could cause this?

Many things: Gastritis is inflammaton of your stomach lining and can be caused by chemicals such as bile reflux or medications such as aspirin, nonsteroidal antiinflammatories and some antibiotics like doxcycline. It is also associated with some bacterial infections like helicobacter. Villous blunting can cause malabsorption and can be caused by bacteria li as well as immune causes ...Read more

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I'm celiac and have gastritis according to after hours dr but have also been feeling like passing out. no correlation to gastritis. Any other ideas?

I'm celiac and have gastritis according to after hours dr but have also been feeling like passing out. no correlation to gastritis. Any other ideas?

Celiac: You may have a gluten allergy and are eating gluten unknowingly. If so, you can feel faint or even pass out. Check labels to make sure you are not eating gluten ...Read more

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Could a wheat/celiac intolerance prevent gastritis from getting better even though pump prohibitors are reduced the acid?

Could a wheat/celiac intolerance prevent gastritis from getting better even though pump prohibitors are reduced the acid?

Gastritis vs celiac: Celiac disease doesn't usually cause stomach pain the way gastritis does. The inflammation is found in the small intestines for celiac disease. Sometimes gastritis takes awhile to get better. Taking ppis can be tricky. The medication needs to be in your bloodstream when you eat protein, so some of the products have to be taken about thiry minutes before you eat. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Gastritis (Definition)

The term gastritis is used to denote inflammation associated with mucosal injury in the stomach. Gastritis is commonly a result of infectious or autoimmune diseases, although it can also result from drugs, extreme stress ...Read more